Information we collect and use

Medical Meetings Cookie Policy

medicalmeetings respects the privacy of all visitors to our website and users of our applications. This Cookie Policy outlines our policy concerning the use of cookies and similar technologies (“cookies”) on medicalmeetings.ie, other websites we provide and in the medicalmeetings.ie application that you may download to or access on your devices (collectively our “website”).

We may update our Cookie Policy from time to time to reflect any changes in technology or legislation which may affect the way in which cookies are used by us and how you, as a user, can manage them. By continuing to use our website you accept our use of cookies and can opt out at any time in the ways outlined below.

What are “cookies”?

Cookies are small text files that are used to store or retrieve information to perform certain functions and remember visits to a website. There are 2 distinct types of cookies – session cookies and persistent cookies. A session cookie is only accessible while your browser is open, and is deleted as soon as you navigate away from our website. A persistent cookie can remain on your computer for a pre-defined period of time, or until they are forcibly deleted. Other technologies including pixels, tags, web beacons or local storage also store and retrieve data on a device and are similar to cookies. A further explanation about cookies is available on: http://www.allaboutcookies.org/

How do I manage or refuse cookies?

If you do not want to accept a cookie you can use your in-built browser or device settings to deny or accept individual or all cookies. The procedure varies depending on browser or device so please visit your browser or device’s settings or help section for more details.

Please be aware that some functionality on our websites requires the use of cookies, and as such, disabling these may result in a deterioration of service (for example, when completing or navigating back to a previously started course).

How does medicalmeetings use cookies?

We DO NOT use information gathered from cookies to target you with advertisments. The cookies are strictly used by the system and not for anything else. The list below details how we use cookies on our website:

Necessary, Functionality and Session cookies

Necessary: These are required for the operation of our website. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our website. These cookies are deleted when you close your browser.

Functionality: We do not use cookies to target you with advertisements or track any part of your journey through our website.

Session cookies: These are used to maintain your session when you sign in on medicalmeetings.ie, or when completing a course. If you choose to deny this cookie, this will affect your ability to complete courses or to remain signed in on your account online.

An example of a session cookies is PHPSESSID. The PHPSESSID cookie is set by our website to enable it to store state data. It is used to establish a user session and to pass state data via a session cookie. It helps maintain a logged-in status for a user between pages.